MTN foundation scholarship is a scholarship scheme sponsored by MTN Nigeria for 2nd year/ 200Level students of public Universities, polytechnics and higher colleges of education in Nigeria taking full-time courses.
Applicants are expected to be in 2nd year/200L of their respective programs in their various institutions with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or it’s equivalent of (2nd class upper) for university students and CGPA of 3.0 (upper credit unit) for polytechnic students.
This scholarship has been existing since 2010 and has been awarded to over 5,000 students from different institutions. The scholarship is awarded annually, is worth 200,000 Naira which covers tuition, book allowances and living allowances for one academic section.
Eligibility for MTN foundation scholarship application
Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)
Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).
Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University.
Eligible Courses for MTN foundation scholarship
- Agric. Extension and Rural Development
- Agricultural Science
- Animal Breeding and Genetics
- Animal Nutrition
- Animal Production and Health
- Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
- Applied Physics
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer and Electronics
- Computer and Information Science
- Computer and Mathematics
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Electrical/Electronic Engineering
- Electronics and Computer Technology
- Electronics Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Industrial Mathematics
- Industrial Physics
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
- Petroleum and Gas Engineering
- Physics Electronics
- Physics/ Computational Modeling
- Pure/ Applied Physics
- Statistics and Computer Science
- System Engineering
Application Requirements for MTN foundation scholarship 2019/2020
When you apply, your details will be first verified, shortlisted candidates will be called for an assessment test. Two passport photographs with original and photocopy of the following documents are required:
- Valid Student ID card
- Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)
- Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
- Admission letter for the HND programmes (For Polytechnic students only)
How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship.
Application is done online, interested candidates should click this link to register
NB: Application starts September of every year and end on October
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